Rocky Point

Located within the 15,000 acre marine reserve Bacalar Chico, Rocky Point is a well-visited section of coral reef that is alive with sea life.

Rocky Point, where the crest and back of exposed reef stick out of the water, is one of the better known foundations of Bacalar Chico that once thrived underwater when sea levels were higher.

A visit to Rocky Point will often give visitors a chance to see nearly 200 species of birds, 60 species of reptile, 22 species of amphibian, and 40 species of mammals. There are also several Mayan sites in the area.


Located on the island of Ambergris Caye, Rocky Point happily welcomes local residents and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to drop by for some fun in the sun. It's 17.0 miles northeast of San Pedro.

Rocky Point is only accessible by sea from several points on Ambergris Caye as well as X'calak, a town in Mexico. It is best to arrange for a tour guide to take you out.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many dining options to choose from in the region nearby Rocky Point. El Zafiro, which sells Caribbean food, is also the most convenient option for visitors here. It's just about seven and a half miles away, so check it out and try something off the menu. Also nearby, you will encounter eateries including Blue Iguana Grille and Ms. Sara's Kitchen where you should be sure to try out Creole dishes and experience the flavors of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local attractions include Chac Balam, which is within driving distance on Ambergris Caye. You might also want to consider visiting Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park, which is another nearby attraction.

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Location: Ambergris Caye


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